Indiana passes half-million mark in COVID-19 vaccinations

The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,109 new cases of COVID-19, the fourth time cases have topped 1,000 over the past seven days.

The state said more than 507,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Thursday at 5 a.m. More than 941,000 had received the first dose of a vaccination.

The state also reported 26 new deaths due to the coronavirus. Reported deaths due to COVID-19 have exceeded single digits in 136 of the past 137 days.

The department said 6,770 new individuals were tested Wednesday.

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 rose slightly, from 886 on Tuesday to 889 on Wednesday. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.

Following are the latest COVID-19 numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health. The department updates its data daily based on information received through 11:59 p.m. the previous day.

COVID-19 cases

*New COVID-19 cases: 1,109

Total cumulative cases: 659,127

COVID-19 deaths

New deaths: 26

Total deaths: 12,065

COVID-19 testing

New tested individuals: 6,770

Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,100,111

Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.3%

Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 11.1%**

Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 10%

Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 4.1%**

** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.

COVID-19 vaccinations

Statewide totals (Dec. 14 – Feb. 25)

First dose administered: 941,291 (daily increase of 20,388)

Fully vaccinated: 507,155 (daily increase of 24,597)

County numbers

Marion County cumulative cases: 90,327 (increase of 107)

Marion County new deaths: 0

Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,628

Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 8.8%

Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 3.8%

Hamilton County cumulative cases: 31,929

Hendricks County cumulative cases: 15,765

Johnson County cumulative cases: 16,290

Madison County cumulative cases: 11,704

Boone County cumulative cases: 6,053

Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,392

Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,054

Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,593

Indiana intensive care unit usage

Available ICU beds: 35.8%

ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 6.8%

Available ventilators: 79.8%

Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 2.9%

U.S. and worldwide numbers

As of Thursday, from Johns Hopkins University:

U.S. cases: 28,340,700

U.S. deaths: 506,232

Global cases: 112,716,833

Global deaths: 2,500,770

*New cases, deaths and tests are previously unreported cases, deaths and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. The cases and testing categories typically contain numerous duplicates—as many as 20% or more—that are later eliminated from the cumulative totals.

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